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Toasts provide non-intrusive, short-lasting contextual feedback to the user.



Toasts display low priority, event-driven feedback which usually doesn’t require any user interaction. They appear for a set time and disappear automatically. They are appropriate for informing the user about action confirmations without being intrusive or infer unnecessary attention (e.g. “Message Sent” or “Changes Saved”).


Use when

  • Notifying the user of global information, such as a change in server connection status.
  • Confirming the success of a global action.
  • Displaying quick snippets of information that disappear on their own after a set amount of time has passed.

Don’t use when

  • Displaying critical information that require immediate user action. Instead, use an Alert
  • The information being displayed is highly contextual to the user action.
What's changed
Date Version Notes Contributors
11/23/2020 1.0.0 Background colors changed to be accessible. E. Bohn, L. Kause, N. Springer